Bills Assigned to Keyword - Environment (6)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/1/2024


H 3937 Enacts the SC Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy and Resilience Act03.28.2023 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes the C-PACE program that local governments can voluntarily implement to offer low-cost, long-term financing for qualifying improvements to increase sustainability and decrease energy and water costs.
Sponsor: Bart Blackwell House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Kirby, Williams Status Date: 3/28/2023
Keywords: Environment
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H 3948 Creates a property tax exemption for certain renewable energy resource properties 05.04.2023 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.04.27.2023 The House Ways and Means Property Tax subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment prevents solar farms from benefiting from the exemption.Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a property tax exemption for certain renewable energy resource properties.
Sponsor: Nathan Ballentine House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 5/11/2023
Keywords: Environment Utilities
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H 4929 Requires people who discharge pollutants in the waters of SC be liable for all response, containment and cleanup costsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires people who discharge pollutants in the waters of SC be liable for all response, containment and cleanup costs.
Sponsor: Joseph Bustos House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Carter Status Date: 1/31/2024
Keywords: Environment
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S 0104 Allows a local government to adopt an ordinance restricting use of certain pesticide productsSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows a local government to adopt an ordinance restricting use of certain pesticide products.
Sponsor: George Campsen House Com: Senate Com: ANR
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: Environment Senate
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S 0542 Enacts the SC Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy and Resilience Act04.13.2023 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.29.2023 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment deletes a section that is no longer needed.Summary of the bill as introduced: Establishes the C-PACE program that local governments can voluntarily implement to offer low-cost, long-term financing for qualifying improvements to increase sustainability and decrease energy and water costs.
Sponsor: Thomas Davis House Com: LCI Senate Com: Fin
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 5/2/2023
Keywords: Environment
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S 0694 Requires the minimum investment for a qualified recycling facility be at least $100 million and define postconsumer waste materialSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the minimum investment for a qualified recycling facility be at least $100 million and define postconsumer waste material. 
Sponsor: Scott Talley House Com: Senate Com: Fin
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Finance Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: Environment
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